Sherman Gardens in Corona del Mar CA is a treasure house of beautiful orchid floral specimens from a wide range of varieties. Below are a couple of examples captured on my last visit to the gardens. What are your thoughts?
The other evening I happened upon this lone fisherman trying his luck at catching dinner in the surf on Little Corona del Mar beach. How can one resist taking a photograph when the sun is giving a sparkling back light to the splashing waves and generating a perfect silhouette of the fisherman? What are your [ Read full article …]
If you are looking for something different to do this warm weekend, you might consider a pleasant u-drive Duffy boat ride on the Newport Harbor in Newport Beach, CA. The boats can be rented at the Duffy Boats of Newport Beach dealership on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach. If you want, there are also [ Read full article …]
Students learning and having fun while attending Friday afternoon sailing lesson at the Chapman College Sailing Center in Newport Beach, CA.
With the temperatures reaching north of 80 degrees F along the coast today, I thought it would be nice to provide a little Pacific Ocean spray from the Corona del Mar surf to cool everyone off a bit. What are your thoughts?
This afternoon there was a low tide at Little Corona del Mar Beach. Below is a capture of a couple enjoying the tide pools and rock formations exposed. If you click on the image to view the large version and look closely, you will also find several perched birds enjoying the view. What are your [ Read full article …]
A Fountain of Light has been added to the East side entrance area of Fashion Island in Newport Beach, CA. It is fun to watch the spurts and droplets of water change color as they are ejected above and then come crashing down into the large flat basins of the fountain.
While walking along the Corona del Mar bluff, I found this lone seagull willing to pose for a portrait. What are your thoughts?
The other day there were some nice cloud formations floating around so I thought it would be fun to capture them reflected in the high rise office buildings of Newport Center. Above is that capture. What are your thoughts?
If you are having a hectic day, spend little while at Sherman Gardens to enjoy the beauty and tranquility. The above photograph shows how the gardens appeared on my visit last Monday. By the way, entry is free on Mondays.